However after running a while the stream slowed down again. The engine was stored vertically down the front hatch, and I never had a problem with gas leaking as long as I closed the tank vent. I installed a new impeller and turned the drive shaft "clockwise" to seat the impeller in the housing. If you remove the small hose from the outlet, flow will increase. I run mine in an old watertank.
This location as seen in the photo below at the arrow. When I flush I simply attach the quick connect and open the shut off about half way. Send a private message to shelldrake. Sorry if I wasted anyone's time, but I did discover this so I thought I would share it. This is a stainless steel slotted screen about the size of a half dollar coin on the bottom part of the cavitation plate directly in front of the propeller that one of the lower unit retainer bolts goes thru. The handle pivot on this motor was so loose that it could not be made to stay in any slight upward position.
The water outlet tube goes on rearward of the driveshaft as shown in the photos below in the gearcase section. This needle screw jet does not protrude, but the head is about flush with the front of the carburetor's housing. This photo below has the lower pan separated about 3" from the power head just enough to show the water tube under the power head. Discussion in ' Boat Owning, Equipment and Maintenance ' started by unluckyin angling , Oct 21, I happen to have a nice Mariner 3. I have an older system a Autohelm ST50 system.
When water leaves the power head on these motors it cascades down the exhaust tube to cool it and utimately leaves the motor at the hub. View unanswered posts View active topics. This shaft can not be inserted from below. If you remove the 2 opposing Phillips headed screws at the base of the tiller handle, be sure to not loose the large flat washer and nut associated with them. Well good news and bad news. Maybe this will help If you would like to post your own question for the experts just click on.